Syria: Incommunicado detention/Fear of torture and ill-treatment/Prisoners of conscience

Syria: Incommunicado detention/Fear of torture and ill-treatment/Prisoners of conscience

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Index Number: MDE 24/053/2002
Date Published: 18 December 2002
Categories: Middle East And North Africa, Syria

On 15 December, prisoners of conscience Hassan Saleh and Marwan 'Uthman, leading members of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Unity Party, were reportedly detained in Damascus following an invitation for a meeting by the Minister of the Interior, Major General 'Ali Hammud. There are fears that both men are at risk of torture and ill-treatment.


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